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ROCK ISL.AXD, IIL., lOXDAY, XOVEMBEB 11, 1901
PRICE TWO CENTS.
r a s
MET A MATCH
Filipinos Who Descended
Upon an 8th Infan
AT BREAKFAST TIME
Trick That Was Played
Before Did Not Work
Manila, Nov. 11. Maj. Pitcher of
the 8th regiment of infantry com
iiianding the Mindoro expeditio.ii. re
ports the garrison nt .bra ele Hog
was attacked vesterdnv bv a force
of insurgents commanded by Ix-no
cos Filipinos who apparently at
tempted to repeat the Samar tactics.
But the Americans who were
breakfasting were fullv armed and
completely routed the insurgents
who left tive men dead on the field-
each having a rifle and ammunition.
One American was seriously wound
SOME PLAIN TALK
"Which Seems to be Doing What It
Can in the Bulgarian
Sofia, Bulgaria. Nov. 11. Saturday
Consul General Dickinson maile ener
getio representations to the Bulgarian
government against the movements of
the Bulgarian troops, reproaching the
ollicials with ths fact that notwith
standing their solemn promises to give
h;m all as-sistance in their power their
action was embarrassing the negotia
tions, retarding a settlement and plae
ing in jeopardy the life of Miss Stone,
He made a definite declaration that the
Bulgarian goverrment would be held
responsible for the death of Miss Stone
r.nd -of. ail the consequences should It
lw proved that the attitude of the Bul
garian government forced the brigands
to kill their captives.
It I asserted that the brigands have
recently lveen treating Miss-Stone with
more severity in order to c-xorrlfe pres
sure and to compel a mere ready Accept
ance of their conditions. Consul Gen
eral Dickinson is inflexible. . He in
fists that the surrender .f Miss Stone
must precede or be simultaneous with
the payment of the ransom. III. at
titude is justified by the known rictei-
ininatfrm of some mcmlcrs of the band.
particularly the captain. Valine San-
dansky. to kul Miss Stcne ami her com
panion so soon ii-s the ransom 1s re
ceived, owing to the fact that the cap
tives have now acquired information
concerning the set-ret. committees.
LIVED A DUAL LIFE
Indiana Preacher and Soldier Who
W ho Had a Wire and
I a Grange, ind.. Nov. 11. "olr:nel
r.ml Bev. Philip Holp. paster of the
Congregational church at Angola. Was
e-pcllcd front the ministry for cendnet
i:i:liccominc a minister of the gospel,
in living a dual life. Holp came to An
gola from Chicago, and at once be
came jop;ilar. Shortly f.fterw-nrd he
was elected to fill the pulpit from
which he r now expelled. A large
part of his time was thought to Ik
pent tilling lecture engagements in
Indiana and Illinois, but it has Iveon
f scertalncd by church trustee that he
w.s quietly living in Chicago with a
He was a leader In the organization
of indejendcnt oil companies in north
eastern Indiana to fight the Standard
Oil comiany. which brought the lowest
price for oil known here. His success
niads him popular with the farmers
and worklngmen. and he licgan an
active canvass for the Republican
iKniKnatlon for congress from this dis
trict. CARTER'S CASE ADVANCED:
TO BE HEARD DEC. 2
Washington, Nov. 11. The United
States supreme court today advanc
ed the' habeas corpus case of Oberlin
M. Carter on its docket, and announc
ed that it would be heard on the
"d of December next.
SENDING CHRISTMAS GIFTS
TO OUR PAR AWAY SOLDIERS
Washington. Nov. 11. Secretary
Boot has Issued the customary order
suspending ithe oieratiomj of the local
tariff laws in the Philippines and in
Cuba so as to permit, nuder reasonable
conditions, the free Importation intu
the islands of packages and articles
clearly Intended as Christmas gifts for
the soldiers and sailors and other Unit
ed Startea employes.
rmiatai kq; HMtsne urimn, -
- London, Nov. 11. President Roose
velt has purchased the original draw
ing of Bernard Partridge's recent
Pnnch cartoon representing blm as a
Bough Rider. . - - -
FAST MAIL RECORD
Burlington Makes a New One
Monmouth, 111., Nov. 11. The Burl
ington fast mail train broke all form
er records between here and Burling
ton Saturday, making- the 27 miles in
23 minutes. The run from here to
Kirkwood, eight miles, was made in
four minutes. The. schedule time
from here to Burlington is 43 min
ATHLETE IS KILLED
Professional Gambler Does the Work
In a Quarrel Over
Mount Ayr, la.. Nov. 11. Homer
Holland, the sprinter and jumper who
represented Drake university and the
Chicago Athletic association lu the
Fprlng of lSltS and 1S!. breaking rew
ards In hop. step and jump, was shot
ami instantly killed Sat unlay by A. M.
Hunter, a professional gambler. The
men had quarreled Friday night and
Saturday morning were gambling.
Hunter bunted Holland up to demand
$20. No one saw the shooting, but
several persons heard the shot and saw
Hunter stand over Holla net's bodv with
a smoking revolver in his hand.
lie confessed the deed and said lie
would give himself up. but later hid in
a livery stable, where he was arrested
without resistance. Hunter is a cou
sin of the notorious bandit Polkwell
As Holland lay dying Hunter lighted
a cigarette. Hunter claims that Hol
land started for him and reached for
a revolver, but the weapon which was
found lying under Holland's vody was
THE SUGAR FIGHT ON
Cane Seems to Have Drawn First
Blood in AVar With
Sioux C'ty, la.. Nov. 11. Learning
that the bei't sugar people had placed
contracts with the Jobbersf along and
mst west of the Missouri river to ei-
".vrr sugar nt ten points below the
'no sugar market tor th.s section. tne
American Sugar Kefmlng company,
controlled by the llavcmeyers. has an
nounced a reduction from Sv.2. to $4.23
for Nebraska. Kansas, western Mis
souri and western Iowa. The loet En
gar contracts include hundreds of tbou
&aud&cf pounds of sugar, t
1 tie -..:, price win ne maintained
just long enough to give it legal stand
ing a- the market quotations and then
tlie jobl-ers will take their beet sugar
contracts into court and endeavor to
force their fulHIlmeut at $1.10 lelow
the price upon which they were lased.
The leet sugar people flatly refuse to
carry out their contracts on this base
and declare they will store their pro
Ilahf'l Remains Found In the Wood.
Sault Ste. Marie. Mich.. Nov. 11.-.
The remains of the 2-year-old child or
Mr. ami Mrs. I.ouls Kimball, cf Brim-
ley, which was lost two months ago
while the parents were lierry-pickine.
have been found in the woods near
Wellsbnrpr. In th-is county. A long but
fruitless search was made immediate
ly after the child was missed, aud
(rally the parents decided that it had
either been stolen or eaten by wild ani
Wari.tlncham Coeft Settled.
Belleville. Ills., Nov. 11. The Wad-
dingham cases, which promised to last
Interminably In the St. Clair county
circuit court here, have leen amic
ably settled by the payment on the
part of Mrs. Ellzaltoth Waddingham.
widow or William Waddingham, to
Mrs.- Ponrlina Waddingham. the di
vorced wife and contestor, of $20,000.
This sum is in full.
Kentucky Church Equipment at Work.
Hopklnsville, Ky., Nov. 11.: At a
colored church near here yesterday
during services Henry Davis quarreled
with Abe Allen, with whom he was
occupvlng the same pew. Davis shot
at Alien wltn his- pistol. The bullet
missed Allen but xlercod the heart cf
Jerry Wilson on the opposite side of
the church aud killed him Instantly.
Thug Chased Out of Town.
Sioux City. Ia.. Nov. 11. A gang of
experienced safe blowers, but inex
perienced marksmen, looted the bank
in Turin, Monona county, and. getting
only $.10. were chased out of town T
the populace of The four burg
lars tired forty shots at the townspeo
ple, but hit no one. Even the innocent
More Land for Settler.
St. Paul. Nov. 11. Major McLaugh
lin, Indian Inspector, has closed n
reaty with the Fort Totten Indians of
North Dakota, by which 104.4 2 acres
of the finest agricultural land In the
state will be opened to settlement as
soon as congress can act.
When Doctors Diner. What Then
Helena, Mont., Nov. 11. Two assav-
ers made their returns Saturday on the
ore found while excavating for the
federal building in this city. One says
It is good for about $."0 a Ion: the other
says it Isn't quartz and Is not worth
. .. .
Knit Agalnxt Railway Discrimination.
Omaha. Neb.. Nov. 11. The MoCauli-
Wcbster Grain company, operating a
large line of elevators in Iowa and No-
hrnskii. lias lieirim suit to corunel the
Chicago. Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail
road company to give shipments of
gram destine! to southern pomis icr
exiort the same privileges enjoyed by
thlpments going ny the way oi v,n-
cago and Ktw York. ... . .
TRAPPED THE SHERIFF
Two Escaped Convicts Turn the
Tables on a Couple cf
REFUGED IN A FARMER'S HOUSE
They Not Only Get Away, but Get
Away Armed to the Teeth with
Topeka, Kan., Nov. 11. Sheriff Cook,
of this county, and Deputy Sheriff
Williams were captured by two es
caped convicts from the Fort Ieaveii
worth military prison yesterday after
noon at Paulina, live miles south of To
peka. and held prisoners in the farm
house of a man name Wooster for sev
eral hours. The fugitive prisoners
liuall.vescaped through a line of police
s n-t from Topeka to reinforce the shei
ift". slid a-re now at large. Both were
slightly wounded. Wooster was badly
wounded by one of the convic ts when
he tried to lire on them. Mrs. Wooster
and Sheriff Cook were utilized by the
convict as a shield in making their
escape. A jNisse I In pursuit.
Fugitives Loeated by Iloy.
At 2:.'it p. in. yesterday some farmer
boys near Paulina learned that convicts
were iu the' neighborhood. Hastily
forming a posse armed with target
rifles, pistols and clubs, they gave
chase. Neither of the convicts was
armed, and they were unable to make
a stand. Later Sheriff Cook and Dep
uty Williams arrived. Coming uion
the convicts both of the otiicers fired
wounding the men. but not disabling
thein. The convicts then tied through
a small opening In the limber and ran
Into the house of Farmer ooster.
Sheriff Cook telephoned 10 Topeka for
assistance and then took up the chase.
Captnre of the Sheriff ami lliit lleputy.
Thinking the convicts had run
Ground the house Cook darted through
the open door, iutending to surprise
them at the rear door. But instead of
this the convicts had gone Into the
house, and the officer almost fell into
their arms. Sheriff Cook was ordered
to give up his gun. which he did. Dei-
i:ty Williams by this time had reached
the house, and entered without know
ing what had happened inside, and he,
too. was made captive by the convicts.
FARMER WOOSTEI! KNOCKED OUT.
lie Tried to AuMst the Sheriff and Is Nott
In the Hospital.
In the meantime Chief .Stahl. of To
peka. with eight otiicers. was on his
way. The reinforcement arrived at
the Wooster house about an hour after
the otiicers 'had leen imprisoned. Chief
Stahl Immediately liegan negotiations
with the convicts to give up their pris
oners and to surrender themselves, but
the convicts only laughed. Farmer
Wooster then managed to get a.gnn
n-nd was about to make an attack on
the convicts wiien one of them laid
him low with a blow from the butt of
a revolver taken from one of their cap
tives. The convict broke v coster's
right hand and cut an ugly gash In his
head. One of the convicts told Sheriff
Cook that he would be killed If lie
made the slightest move looking to
ward their capture.
In the meantime the police officers
oti the outside had surrounded the
building, but were afraid to make a
move for fear that Cook and Williams
would suffer. Mrs. Wooster had faint
ed during the excitement. She finally
revived and at p. in. the convicts
placed the woman and Sheriff Cook in
front of them as shields and made for
the door. The sheriff was Informed
that If the police made any attempt to
recapture them they would instantly
till the farmer, his wife and himself
and deputy. Then the party started
for the open.
As they left the house the frishtened
they kft the house the frightened
farmer, his, wlfe" j?nd the submissive
sheriff before them, the convicts passed
between a cordon -of police, who could
have easily captured them, and started
for the railroad track. The sheriff had
n turn exacted a promise from the io-
ce that they would not molest the con
victs, and they did not.
After covering a considerable dis
ance down the track the convicts sud-
Ylenly disappeared through a hedgr-
fence, bidding the officers a mocking
farewell. One of the police serge.-. nts
later said he could have easily touched
the leading convict with 1iis hand as he
passed. The convicts had secured a
good start before the oflioers had re-o.
ered from fhelr surprise. Then some
of the polfceinen wanted to pursue, but
Sheriff Cook would not erniit it. as he
had promised the convicts immunity
from arrest. The convicts while in the
arm ihotise armed themselves well
With the niTuns found there.
Thirteen to Thirteen.
Kansas City, Nov. 11. Another con
vict fleeing from the military prison
at Fort Leavenworth was laid low
this morning near Ouenomo 40 miles
southwest from the penitentiary,
when Laurence Lewis White, aged 20,
wn fatally wounded. White was
attempting to escape from the city
marshal of that place. This makes a
total of 1.1 prisoners captured since
the outbreak Wednesday last, leav
ing 13 stil at large.
Paid a Fancy Price for Hl Death.
St. Joseph, Mo.. Nov. 11. John Da
vis, a noted breeder of fine cattle, was
gored so badly by a Jersey bull at his
stock farm, near this city. Saturday,
that he will die. Davis recently pur
chased the animal In Chicago, paying
a fancy price for It.
Kie for Illinois PofrtofHccH.
Washington, Nov. 11. The follow
ing fourth-class postoflices, among oth
ers, will be raised to the presidential
grade Jan. 1: Ashton, Avon and Illdge
larm, Ills. k : I
PROTEST IS MADE
By Federation of Labor as to Arrest
of Its Kepresenta-
Washington, Nov. 11. Samuel fJom
pers. president of the American Fed
eration of Iibor, protested to the
president today against the arrest at
Santiago f Iglesias, who was sent
to Porto Bico by the American fed
eration to reorganize the working
men of the island. Iglesias was ar
rested, according" to a cablegram re
ceived from him by (Jotupers, as he
stepped ashore at San .luan. He
was placed in jail. The nature of
the charge against him is not known.
The president immediately sent an
inquiry to Gov. Hunt as to the cause
STIFT BEATS BYERS
Chicago Pug-ilist GetH Decision Over
the Boston Middle
weiglit. Chicago, Nov. 11. Billy Stift won
the referee's decision over Oeorge
Byers, of Boston in the windup of
the boxing show nt the Chicago Ath
letic association Saturday night. Ben
Donnelly refereed the bout. Several
hundred sjKctators. hissed Byers for
his soldiering methods while in the
ring. The fight between Stift and
Byers was not ns fierce as some of
the lighter battles preceding. The
colored man had a vicious left swing,
but Stift, howeve'r, did most of the
close range work anil was -the leader
throughout. In the third round only
did the chocolate colored man show
superiority. A knockdown scored by
Stift in the first round went far to
ward deciding the referee's judg
ment. Donnelly had counted nine
before Byers was on his feet again.
Stift was on his knees in the fifth
round owing to the fact that he mis
calculated distance with a wild
A right-hand upper cut to the point
of the jaw administered at short
range during a clinch put flene Mc
Govern out of the running in a bout
with "Kid" Abel. The battle lasted
about two minutes.
Bob Shrosbree put up a good fight
in his contest with .lack Brin. He
was plainly the favorite, and it was
only his lack of experience that
put hini out. The fight was nearly
even up to the fifth round, when
Shrosbree caught a right-hander on
the jaw which nude him groggv.
Vhree times he went down and got
up. again. After the fourth down
Donnelly gave the ilecision to Brin
and stopped the milling.
Adam Kyan won from "Squirrel"
Finnerty near the end of the sixth
round. The latter had fought hard.
but quit five seconds injfore the coll
of time. Ilyan's nose was broken
and the fight was gory. The fight
between Jack farmer "Jind "Kid" Fink
was a draw.
TRAGEDY AT A BALL
Young Lady Drops Dead Just as
She AVas Going to
ranula. His., Nov. 11. Miss Bessie
Belle Savage, aged IS. dropped dead
it midnight Friday night In the Tallula
crpera house, where she was attending
a ball given by the prominent society
pwple of Tallula. She was the daugh
ror of Mr. and Mrs. Bdward Savage,
Iier father leing a wealthy and promi
nent farmer residing four miles from
Miss Savage was in the best of
health and spirits, and had. just taken
her place on the floor for a dance when
without a moment's warning she f-eh
to the floor, and in less than a minute
was dead. She had been troubled with
heart disease slightly for the past eight
UNCLE SAM'S MINE
That at Helena, Mont., Will Kcquire
an Act of Con
gress. ns'iiington, Nov. 11. I he site of
the government building at Helena up
on which the gold Ktilke is reported to
have leen made cost the United States
about $54,(XX.. and there Is no question
that the strike 'belongs to Uncle Sam.
Birt if the mine is as rich as the re-
Iort Indicates the government proba
bly will dispose of it and build else
where. Assistant Secretary Taylor,
who has general charge of the con
struction of public buildings, said that
the government would not -build over
a gold mine. -
Secretary Gage said that three things
could be done If the government found
itself unexpectedly In possession of a
big gold mine It could work It. lease
it on royalty or sell it 'but that to do
any one of the three would require
HORE SEISMIC SHOCKS
EXPERIENCED IN ARMENIA
Constantinople, Nov., 11. Karth-
quake shocks continue; to' be felt at
Krzeroum, Armenia.- There - have
been many fatalities. The inhabi
tants are' living In tents.
ROM PRODUCT PRICES
Industrial Commission Reports
Some Facts and Makes
Comment Upon Them.
VEEY VAEIBLE MAEGIN 01 PEOFIT.
Sometimes It Was Icss Than Nothing
on Steel Hails, at Other Times
Washington, Nov. 11.' The Indus
trial commission has issued a special
report on an Investigation conducted
liy the commission regarding the cost
and selling prlcts of Iron and steel
pioducts from 1S'.M) to 1WH. The state
ment shows that iu lMMJ the cost of
steel rails ranged from ?2.".o;j to &H.o2;
hi 181)1 from 24.15 to $2S.U8; iu lr
from ?22.i."i to $24.S2; in l:i from
$11.2" td $22.C2: in 1SI4 from ?17.'y to
$21.2!: iu 1S1C. from ?lt;.US to $2."i.47;
in 1S'J; from ?17.72 to ?L'iU-.!; in lSii7
from $l."i.!l to $13.t;2; in 1S11S from
?t(S.;7 to $17..vi: in lsjc.i from ?18.11 in
January to $:i.".."2 in December; In 1!K)0
from .:;.12 In February to $21. S3 In
October; in r.Hli from $1.."4 to $2.".0S.
Where the Profits fame and Weut.
According to the showing made
there was a margin in the selling price
over the cost price for every year from
1S!0 up to July of 1S. From 181K to
lfUS the margin of profit ran from
$0.47 to $10.28. In 1SSJS the highest
margin was $1.33 in January. In July
a loss of $().(. r per ton is noted, the
cost price being $17.03 ns against a
selling price of $17. Again in June
of lS'.tt), when the cost price was $27.02
there was a loss of $i.37. In July
of that year the loss was $1.51 on a
cost price of $2;.7(J and $1.15 on a cost
price of $32.15. and in September $1.4S
on a cost price of $33.1S. A loss cf
about $1 per ton is also reported for
the months of January. February,
March. April and May of WOO. when
the cost price ranged over $3(1 per
Loss Claimed on Steel Rilleta.
Losses also are claimed on steel bil
lets for most of the year BMW) and for
the first four months of 1IMH. A loss
is recorded for every month in 18!S
'on billots Losses are recorded for the
last three months of VMM on pig iron.
The lowest cost of production for pig
iron was recorded in 1S0-1, when It was
$S.;5 per ton. In 11! W the cost of pig
Iron was $15.35.
COMMISSION MARKS COMMENTS.
Fentiire of the Shonini; Is the H.ipid and
AVide Variation in Prices.
The variation in juices is commented
upon as follows: "Probably the mosr
conspicuous fact shown is
the very rapid aud wide variations in
the prices of all three of the products
compared and most of all in the
prices of pig iron. Fven iu earlier
years the price statistics
show similar sharp fluctuations. The
diagrams herewith presented briug out
the great and suddeu decline in the
prices of all three products during the
year 1S00. This was followed by :
long and gradual fall, which brought
the price of pig irou down from $li at
the beginning of INPl to $ltat the end
of lS'.M. A sudden sharp rise in tin
prices of ail three products Is seen In
IS! 15. but this was followed by an al
most equally rapid dec-line, aud during
1N!7 ami l.sHS the prices stood prac
tically at the lxittom figure.
-The ino.-t noticeable movement
shown in the diagram is that during
iSJ:, when the price of pig iron rose
from $lo to 25 and the price of rails
from $17 to $-"5. Almo; t equally sud
den and very great, however, was the
cYcline in the prices of these products,
especially billets and pig iron, during
the latter part of I'.HN). Since that
time theiv lias been a reccarpry. which
leaves the pric-es of all throe products
considerably higher than f r the years
is;k to isms.
These often sudden and violent fluc
tuations show, among other indica
tions, the great changes in demand for
iron and steel products from time to
time, and the marked sensitiveness c.r
prices to such changes In demand. A
noteworthy feature of the diagram re
garding steel rails is the fact that the
selling prices for considerable periods
of time throughout the decade covered
by the figures have been held uniform.
Thus, through most of 1891 and 1802
the uniform price named was $30 per
ton: through 1SIU it was $24 per ton;
and through the latter part of 1S05 and
IStMl it wns S2S -rcr ton.
I'nl fortuity in Prices.
"This uniformity In prices Is doubt
less due to the existence of pools from
time to time among the manufacturers,
and the sudden changes following the
jhtIocIs of uniformity are probably ex
plicable not so much by great chnuges
in demand nt the precise date of the
change in price as by either the break
ing of pools or the determination on the
part of their managers that the pr.
viously fixed prices were too high or
too low. It is very commonly stated
In the trade journals that the nominal
prices quoted for steed rails are not al
ways maintained In practice, but that,
secretly or openly, sales are leing
made below the quoted rates.
"To a certain extent the changes in
the price of rails are followed by
changes in the price of pig iron, but
the moie or less artificial price of rails
Indicated in the diagram prevents this
parallelism from lieing as close as it
is In the case of liillets and pig iron.
AVe find that the cost of rails, whic h
depends largely on the price of the
chief constituent, pig iron, varies- much
more greatly from month to month,
than tlie selling prices; while, on the
other hand, it occasionally happens
that a very sudden change in the sell
lug price of rails appears unaccom
panied by any correspondingly sudden
change in cost. It naturally follows
that the margin between the cost and
selling price is a much more variable
quantity In the case of rails, than In
the case of billets." -
DAILY BANK ROBBERY
This Time It Hits Illinois and Con
pressman Caldwell is
Springfield, 111., Nov. 11. The bank
at- Chatham this county was entered
early this morning by burglars who
blew open the safe and secured the
contents which included $1."00 in
cash. The burglars escaped on a
handcar. Congressman Caldwell
was almost the exclusive owner of
UNIONS IN STRUGGLE
Switchmen Antagonized by the Con
ductors and Trainmen's
Denver. Colo.. ov. 11. .Memoers or
the Order of Railway Conductors, and
Brotherhood of Railway Tralnmeu em
ployed on the Denver and Bio (Jrande
railroad, at a meeting in this city Sat
urday, acting upon the advice of M. (
Lee, first vice grand master of the
trainmen's organization, voted unani
mously to stand by the railroad com
pany in the strike declared by the
Switchmen s I nion of North America
A plan was adopted for recommenda
tion- to the company as to the manner
In which vacancies occurring by rea
son of the strike shall be filled. This
action practically ends the strike, so
far as the railroad c-omiwiny is con
cerned, but a light may ensue in other
portions of the country between switch
men and trainmen, and where rth4
switchmen's organization is strong,
labor leaders say, they may retaliate
by Injuring the trainmen.
HONORS TO SEARRETTI
Great Demonstration at Havana on
Bishop's Departure for
Havana. Nov. 11. The departure ot
Mgr. Sbarretti. the retiring bishop of
Havana, who left Saturday on the
steamer Mexico en route for his newv
post that of apostolic delegate extra
ordinary to the Philippines was the
occasion of a great demonstration.
Thousands attended at the cathedral
tr rncci ve it farewell blessing. Numer
ous religious societies went in proces
sion to the wharf, and the civil, mili
tary and ecclesiastical authorities ac
companied Mgr. Sbarretti on board the
NEWS IN OUTLINE.
A company, of which (General Joseph
Wheeler is a director, is thinking of
starting at Philadelphia in the manu
facture of a new firearm.
A hroii sec s"latue of Thomas Jefferson.
the gift to the city of B. and I. N. Bern-
lieim. was unveiled at Louisville, Ky.,
Minister AVu Ting Fang has received
from Peking an official notification of
the death of Li Hung Chang.
Tlie liirthday of King Kdward was
celebrated in Newfoundland Saturday
with general enthusiasm.
Five hundred women are attendiug
the lectures at the Berlin university.
more than were ever before in attend
The tJIasgow exhibition came to a
close Saturday night. The total at
tendance was 1 1,4'.K,C22 and tlie net
profit is S0.0O0.
A bill lias been introduced in the
lower house of the Georgia legislature;
The annual congress of the National
rr!on association is in session at Kan
Cresceus. Saturday, at St. Louis,
made an attempt to break his record,
but his best was 2)7.
The fruit crop iii Denmark is nearly
a failures this season.
Mrs. Grace Snell Coffin, of Chicago.
recently married for the third time to
Frank N. Coffin, is said to be again
contemplating a divorce.
Chicago is to have annual exposi
tions, the first to open at the Cqjiseum
on Dec. 1.
A daughter of the late Judge Clag
gctt has started the only barber shop
tronducted by a woman in the state of
Appeal for Memorial Fands.
Indianapolis. Nov. 11. The appeal
thrt is to be made to the citizens of
lodiana for contributions to the Mc
Kitdey memorial fund has been pre
pared by Governor Durbin, chairman
of the Memorial association cf this
state: Senator Fairbanks, member for
Indiana of the National Memorial a?-soc-Jaition.
and Addion C. Harris. The
appeal Is general, bespeaking the co
operation of every one in raising a con
tribution suitable to Indiana.
In Memory of Tippecanoe Buttle.
Cincinnati. O., Nov. 11. The anni
versary of the battle of Tippecanoe
was celebrated yesterday with a very
Large attendance at the new tomb of
General William Henry Harrison, at
North Bend. O., near this city. The
late president. Benjamin Harrison, had
a new tomb built over the grave of his
Fire Sweeps a Nebraska Town.
Butte, Neb., Nov. 11. Fire Saturday
destroyed nearly the entire business
pcrtion of the town. Not a hotel or
restaurant remains, and ten business
places in all were burned. The loss Is
about $(50,000, one-third of which Is
covered by insurance.
Civil Service Law Get Him.
Washington, Nov. 11. Moses Dillon
was Saturday removed from the office
of collector of customs at El Paso,
Tex., on account of charges of viola
lion of the civil eervice law.
N A VERDICT
Admirals Dewey, Ben
ham and Ramsay
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Brought Forward by
Court of Inquiry.
Washington, Nov. 11. Admirals
Dewey, Benham and Ramsay, com
posing the Schley court of inquiry,
met today at quarters in the McLean
building behind closed doors and be
gan the discussion and consideration
of the evidence brought forward in
the investigation concluded last
The sittings of the court will be
FAVORS THE CURFEW
Durbin Writes a Letter to Other
Governors Calling; Atten
lndianapotis.Aov.il. a 1 1 lie r rqu es t
of the NationalCurfewassoeiatIon Gov.
ernor Durbin has written a lettertotho
governors of states and territories, re
queuing them to call the attenton of
their respective legsllatures to certain
laws on reforms among the youths of "
Among those is the curfew law for
preventing the imprisonment of boys
with older criminals, and another com
pelling officers to return to their homes
all tramping, truant and runaway
ACTRESS BECOMES INSANE
WHILE TRAVELING IN IOWA
Fort Dodge, la.. Aov. n. raaie
Clafiin. of New York, a member of
"The Village Parson" company, was
taken from a train in this city Satur
day violentlv insane. Her clothing had
ltecn torn and disorderetl in her strag
gles and while she waited in the sta
tion for an ambulance to take her to
the hospital it required four men to
restrain her. Miss Clatlin"s insanity in
considered to be directly due ton mor
bid interest in spiritualism which she
has manifested recently.
THREE MINERS KILLED
AT STETJBENVILLE, OHIO
Steiibeiiville. Ohio, Nov. 11. At the
reopening of the Lapelle iron works
mine which had been closed for
years, todav James Robertson, Ed
ward Simpson and William Yandime
were let down, when an explosion oc
curred, killing all three.
Save Four Uay In Time.
New York. Nov. 11. A consignment
of mail which left Sydney. Australia,
Oct. l.". for London. Eng.. by the
American route, arrived in this city at
10:4O a. m. Saturday and was dis
patched! on the steamship Umbrla,
which left for London that afternoon.
The mail arrived on the steamship
Ventura at San Francisco Nov. 4 and
was carried across the continent by
regular mail trains. The time con
sumed in the transmitting of the mail
from Svdney to London will be about
thirty-one days, a saving of four days
over the Suez canal route.
McKinley Memorial at Canton.
New York, Nov. 11. Senator Hanna
reached this city Saturday. He said
relative to the McKinley monument
at Canton: "We do not contemplate
any great historic memorial, as do
some of the promoters of the memorial
scheme in Washington. We believe
that if there is to be a great historic
memorial at Washington it should
have been thought of years ago to
bonor the memory of Lincoln and otheF
Portngal Seiien One of Our Ship.
London, Nov, 11. The Exchange
Telegraph company has received a dis
patch from Lisbon announcing that a
Portuguese gunboat has 6eized the
American schooner Nettle and Lottie,
at Horta. island of Fayal, the Azores,
for clandestinely conveying twenty-six
emigrants who were trying to avoid
Nash Figures Oat His Gains.
Columbus. O., Nov. 11. Governor
Nash has made figures on. the gains
made by the Republican ticket in the
rural districts. Two ye?ars ago the ru
ral districts gave Nash 30,000 of his
49,000 plurality, and this year they
gave him 58,000. The large cities
thowed a Republican loss of 10,000. ,
Wiseman Is in Business.
Tontiac, Mich., Nov. 11. Henry
Wiseman, who confessed (to the nrurde
of Mrs. Huss and was brought here
from Jackson prison for examination
and trial, spends his time in jail mak
Ing and selling doilies.
'ew Industry at SteTens Point.
Stevens Point, Wis.; Nov. .11. Chl
cflgo capital is behind a venture to es
tablish, in this city a factory for the
manufacture of cheap watches and
clocks. Joseph Bachner, of (tbtjt clty
Is the uromoier. - . , . .